Midlands leaders unite and request Prisma Health slows down the purchase of local hospitals

 

In an expedited demonstration of unity, four separate Midlands governing councils have united behind a call for transparency and open discussions surrounding the planned purchase of four Midlands hospitals. Fairfield…

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Five Points Association to Postpone St. Pat’s in Five Points

 

  Statement from Kelsey Hennighan, Executive Director, Five Points Association:   It is with a profound sense of disappointment that the Five Points Association has agreed to postpone the 38th annual…

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North Charleston Medical Center adds mental health services; patients can book back-to-back mental/physical appointments

 

Truesdale Medical Center is adding mental health services to its roster of primary and urgent care services. Starting April 1, Sarah Yum, MA, LMFT, will provide seasoned counseling services to…

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Speaker responds as House passes state budget

 

House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the following statement after the House passed their 2020-2021 appropriations bill Wednesday morning: “This year’s budget process was a huge success, due in…

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Lassiter gift will enhance tools at Greenville Technical College’s Simulation Technologies and Training Center

 

While completing her nursing degree years ago, Dr. Barbara Lassiter was exposed to many health situations in the hospital that enhanced her skills and prepared her for similar encounters with…

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Emerging novel coronavirus outbreak in South Carolina – updated information here

 

The links provided below will be updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates.   DHEC is closely monitoring a rapidly emerging outbreak of the novel coronavirus…

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DHEC Investigating two possible cases of 2019 novel coronavirus in South Carolina

 

Today the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced it is investigating two possible cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. The presumptive positive cases are not linked.…

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WellSpent charts first path to better understanding of health care and economic development in South Carolina

 

WellSpent charts first path to better understanding of health care and economic development in South Carolina Something new. That was the story of the inaugural WellSpent forum held in Greenville…

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RCSD partners with Prisma in firearms-safety effort

 

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) and Prisma Health have partnered with PROJECT CHILDSAFE, a national firearms-safety education program, to offer firearms safety and ‘Stop the Bleed’…

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Countybank Foundation makes “over the top” gift to Self Regional Healthcare Foundation

 

Just six weeks after the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation celebrated its 35th anniversary, Countybank Foundation, on behalf of Countybank and Greenwood Capital Associates, has made a gift of $150,000 to…

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Waring Historical Library Joseph I. Waring Lecture to focus on the history of health and health care for African Americans in SC

 

Lecture to feature Bernard Powers Jr., Ph.D., interim CEO and president of the International African American Museum Bernard Powers Jr., Ph.D., will present the 2020 Joseph I. Waring Lecture, featuring…

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CORA Physical Therapy West Columbia grand opening celebration

 

CORA Health Services, Inc., doing business as CORA Physical Therapy (“CORA”), a top-10 national operator of outpatient physical therapy services, announced  the grand opening celebration of its clinic in West…

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Bon Secours breaks ground on new emergency department at St. Francis Downtown

 

Bon Secours announced the official start of construction for a new 45,000 square foot emergency department (ED) at a groundbreaking ceremony at Bon Secours St. Francis Downtown. The hospital received…

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New speech-language pathology program to train clinicians, fill job shortages

 

The Medical University of South Carolina has launched a new degree program in the MUSC College of Health Professions – the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. The new program,…

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Sherman College releases IRAPS 2020 Call for Abstracts

 

International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS) 2020 Call for Abstracts – Platform and Poster Presentations Sherman College of Chiropractic is now accepting abstracts for its 17th annual International Research and…

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Tri-County’s articulation agreement with South University gives nursing grads avenue to BSN degree

 

Tri-County Technical College signed an articulation agreement with South University giving associate degree nursing graduates yet another avenue to earn a BSN degree. Tri-County President Galen DeHay and Dr. Karl…

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VetIQ Petcare Wellness Center comes to Lexington Walmart Supercenter

 

Walk-in preventive veterinary service center offers a convenient and affordable way to take care of your pet wellness needs High-quality, convenient and affordable preventive veterinary services are now available for…

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Healthgrades names Bon Secours one of America’s Best Hospitals of 2020

 

Only South Carolina Hospital to Receive Top 50 Ranking  Bon Secours St. Francis Health System’s two hospitals have been recognized as the best in South Carolina by Healthgrades, the leading…

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Veravas raises $4 million in seed funding

 

CHARLESTON, SC & OAKDALE, MN – Veravas, Inc., a diagnostic company founded in Charleston announced a significant milestone, reaching a total of $4 million in funding from private investors through…

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National Cybersecurity Legal Institute focuses on ransomware

 

On March 5, the University of South Carolina School of Law will host the 2nd annual National Cybersecurity Legal Institute in Columbia, SC. In partnership with the FBI, the School…

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Helping Hands Dental Clinic extends operations, adding services on Fridays

 

Helping Hands of Georgetown (Helping Hands) has been providing free dental care for Georgetown County residents since the inception of its dental clinic in 2013. Today, Helping Hands announces the…

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Donate blood on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center and become a “Columbia Lifesaver” for patients in need.

 

Saving lives isn’t just for superheroes. Everyday citizens in our community are capable of sharing the gift of life. The community is invited to answer the call of patients in…

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MUSC trustees vote to move projects forward in Indian Land and Williamsburg-Lake City area

 

 Progress was squarely on the agenda for board members during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA). In addition…

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Health Policy Fellows recognized by SC Institute of Medicine & Public Health

 

Members of the South Carolina General Assembly have been recognized as the newest class of Health Policy Fellows by the South Carolina Institute of Medicine & Public Health (IMPH). The…

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WellSpent announces facilitators and roundtable sessions for upcoming forum

 

WellSpent — the first forum to bring together business and healthcare leaders to discuss and develop statewide initiatives will be taking place later this month. The forum is set to…

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The Blood Connection gives community new way to save lives

 

Donation Center Grand Opening on February 27 CHARLESTON, SC – The Blood Connection (TBC), a Greenville, S.C. based community blood center, will officially open its donation center in North Charleston…

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MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion to open Feb. 22

 

Pediatric care teams, administration to orchestrate complex move The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion has passed all necessary safety and regulatory inspections, and hospital administration…

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Camp Burnt Gin accepting camper and staff applications for 2020 season

 

Camp Burnt Gin, South Carolina’s residential camp for young people with physical disabilities and chronic illnesses, is accepting applications for the camp’s 2020 season, the S.C. Department of Health and…

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SCHA announces 2020 Capstone Award winners

 

Tidelands Health and MUSC Health are the inaugural winners of the South Carolina Hospital Association’s (SCHA) Capstone Award, a recognition of hospitals and health systems in South Carolina who are leaders in…

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Free clinics to host statewide conference in Greenville

 

Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette will address conference attendees The S.C. Free Clinic Association (SCFCA) will host its annual statewide conference at the Westin Poinsett in downtown Greenville, Feb. 5-7, with…

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Latest surgeon general’s report a wakeup call about smoking cessation

 

Dr. Graham Warren was a contributing author to the 2020 surgeon general’s report on smoking cessation and a member of Hollings Cancer Center’s Cancer Control Research Program. Quitting smoking can…

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Interns join Chiropractic Health Center at Sherman College

 

Twenty-seven interns are now ready to serve the community and see patients at the Sherman College Chiropractic Health Center, a teaching clinic for senior students in their final stage of…

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Upstate faith community partners to expand residential program for SC human trafficking victim

 

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System and Jasmine Road announced today the addition of a second safe house to expand what is already the first residential restoration program for human…

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Bon Secours receives comprehensive Stroke Center designation

 

The Bon Secours St. Francis Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center have achieved the Comprehensive Stroke Center designation. Offered by the Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association,…

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Encompass Health to construct 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Greenville

 

Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) announced its plans to build a freestanding, 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Greenville, South Carolina on the corner of Laurens Road and Dallas Road. Complementing…

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Prisma Health Midlands Foundation announces new board members

 

  Prisma Health Midlands Foundation welcomes the following new board members. Prisma Health Midlands Foundation Board: Samer Abraham, Operating Partner, Lugoff Toyota John Griggs, Regional Executive, Synovus Lentz Ivey, President,…

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Prisma Health plans further restructuring to streamline operations, position for future growth

 

Prisma Health officials announced that they are taking additional measures to improve operating efficiencies and streamline the organization. Prisma Health is eliminating 327 staff from a workforce of 32,000. Since…

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4th Annual MUSC Center on Aging Senior Expo

 

Top MUSC physicians and researchers will be on-site to offer complimentary health screenings, including fall risk assessments, hearing bone density, blood pressure, glucose, and other screenings. There will be live,…

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Bon Secours is hiring

 

Bon Secours is looking to add some more nurses to our staff! We’ll be hosting a hiring event on Tuesday, January 21 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the…

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Carrie Barnwell named Marketing Director at Palmetto Infusion

 

Palmetto Infusion announces that Carrie Barnwell has joined the team as Marketing Director. In this role, she will be responsible for conceiving and executing marketing strategies and tactics that drive…

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“Roaring into the Future” at Sherman College Lyceum 2020

 

The continuing education department at Sherman College of Chiropractic is “Roaring into the Future” and will be hosting its annual continuing education and homecoming event, Lyceum, April 30-May 2, 2020,…

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Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates partners with InteliChart to engage patients

 

FORT MILL, SC & CHARLOTTE, NC – Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates (CNSA) recently implemented solutions from InteliChart’s Healthy Outcomes® patient-engagement platform to connect with their patients outside the visit…

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The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence selected as a Subcontractor of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award under the 12th Statement of Work

 

Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to Health Quality Innovators (HQI) to serve as a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) under the…

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Veravas and Tymora collaborate on early detection Alzheimer’s testing

 

CHARLESTON, SC. & OAKDALE, MN – Charleston-based Veravas, Inc. and Tymora Analytical Operations, LLC announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to explore the integration of their respective…

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Crossroads Treatment Centers teams with Pear Therapeutics to bring digital therapy to an opioid addiction treatment program

 

Pear’s reSET-O® is the first US FDA-authorized Prescription Digital Therapeutic for patients with Opioid Use Disorder BOSTON & GREENVILLE, SC – Adults struggling with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) will have…

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Professor to Discuss the “War on Cancer”

 

Dr. Austin Shull, an assistant biology professor at Presbyterian College, will discuss how cancer research has progressed over the past 50 years during an event at Howard’s on Main in…

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KIYATEC secures investment from life sciences venture fund Esperante

 

Agreement stems from National Cancer Institute Investor Initiatives program GREENVILLE, SC – KIYATEC, Inc. announced that it has secured an investment from life sciences venture investment company Esperante. Investment funds…

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Practice Builders announces new Boost feature set within the myPR™ solution

 

SPARTANBURG, SC – For more than 40 years, Practice Builders has been an industry leader helping physicians and medical practices attract new patients. In December 2019, they announced the launch…

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Diversey announces CEO transition

 

FORT MILL, SC –  Diversey, a global leader in the hygiene and cleaning industry, announced that Mark S. Burgess is resigning as Chief Executive Officer effective January 9, 2020 to…

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